SICA-USA Continues Its Support of Poetry Postcards

SICA-USA Continues Its Support of Poetry Postcards

The SICA-USA Board voted last week to continue supporting the Poetry Postcard Fest. The Fest was initiated in 2007 by poets Paul E Nelson and Lana Ayers and involves people signing up to send 31 original poems on postcards to folks on their list before the end of...

Sofyan Brugger Memories (by Oswald Norton)

Sofyan Brugger Memories (by Oswald Norton)

Subud Greater Seattle‘s Oswald Norton wrote a wonderful piece on Sofyan Brugger that appeared yesterday on the Subud Greater Seattle blog. An excerpt: I met Halimah and Sofyan Brugger in the mid-90s at our annual Subud PNW Kedjiwaan event at Menucha. They’d be...

Zoomuse Poems for Peace (June 16, 2022)

Zoomuse Poems for Peace (June 16, 2022)

The Zoomuse Poems for Peace series completes its first year of readings by presenting Claudia Castro Luna, a former Poet Laureate of the state of Washington and author of the new book Cipotla Under the Moon. That Claudia is a refugee from the Salvadoran Civil War...

Robert Mertens Trippy Mandalas

Robert Mertens Trippy Mandalas

Check out some of the latest digital art longtime Subud member Robert Mertens is putting online. Click on the image below to activate the...

Sofyan Brugger, Translator of over 125 of Bapak’s Talks, Dies

Sofyan Brugger, Translator of over 125 of Bapak’s Talks, Dies

From the Subud PNW blog: Sofyan passed away Saturday, just after midnight, Boise time. In the last few days of his life he seemed to become younger and younger — maybe about 40. He had the sweetest look on his face and was very aware and kind to everyone till the end....

Ann Graham Walker’s Poems for Peace Video

Ann Graham Walker’s Poems for Peace Video

This is a video of Ann Graham Walker’s SICA ZoomMuse Poems for Peace poetry reading held on 19 May 2022. This event is part of a monthly (third Thursday) series of ZoomMuse Poems for Peace poetry readings, co-sponsored by SICA-USA and SICA Canada. See the link...

SICA-USA at CoPlay

SICA-USA at CoPlay

I am not yet home in Seattle from the Midwest after attending the first SICA-USA Board retreat during my tenure as Chair. It was also the first Subud gathering at CoPlay in Muncie, Indiana. I wanted to relate some of my perceptions of the retreat, last weekend with...

Maya Waterman on Her Acting & Poetry

Maya Waterman on Her Acting & Poetry

If you’re wondering who that partially-clad woman is modeling in a wine commercial, it’s longtime Subud member Maya Waterman showing that one needn’t lose one’s joie de vivre just because you’re in your 80s. Check it out: Maya talked about the wine commercial, her...

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Zoomuse Poems for Peace (June 16, 2022)

Zoomuse Poems for Peace (June 16, 2022)

The Zoomuse Poems for Peace series completes its first year of readings by presenting Claudia Castro Luna, a former Poet Laureate of the state of Washington and author of the new book Cipotla Under the Moon. That Claudia is a refugee from the Salvadoran Civil War...

Zoomuse Poems for Peace

Zoomuse Poems for Peace

Ann Graham Walker is the next Zoomuse Poems for Peace featured reader on Thursday, May 19 at 11am PDT/ 2pm EDT. She has written some amazing poems about the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Visit our SICA Zoomuse Poems for Peace page. This series is a collaboration with...

ZoomMuse Poems for Peace reading on Thursday 21 April

ZoomMuse Poems for Peace reading on Thursday 21 April

When Adelia MacWilliam, Andrew Hall and I re-focused Zoomuse as Poems for Peace last September, we had no idea Europe would be plunged into war the way it has two months ago by Russia’s invasion and genocide in Ukraine. This month on Zoomuse Poems for peace we...

From Dahlan Roberto Foah (More Details)

From Dahlan Roberto Foah (More Details)

Save the Date: JUNE 22, 2022, 8:00 PM. Location will be announced very soon. David Schepps, Cello Kenn Wagner, Violin The Atanta Musicians’ orchestra. Featuring the World Premiere of ‘Un Pasto con Luciana e Mario’ – a concerto for violin, cello...

Subud Archives Interviews in Seattle

Subud Archives Interviews in Seattle

What a remarkable weekend it was March 4-6, 2022 as the Subud Archives interview project began in earnest in Seattle. Along with Benjamin Boyce your humble narrator had the huge privilege of discussing how longtime members found Subud, became members and articulated...

Poems for Peace Video of Sharon Thesen

Poems for Peace Video of Sharon Thesen

YouTube video of Sharon Thesen’s SICA ZoomMuse Poems for Peace poetry reading held on January 20, 2022. This event is part of a monthly series of ZoomMuse Poetry Reading of Poems for Peace, co-sponsored by SICA-USA and SICA Canada. On February 18, 2022 at 11am...

Jorji – New CD from Ezra Bell

Jorji – New CD from Ezra Bell

This in today from Victor Wuamett: “Jorji” goes live on Spotify and Apple today, as Ezra Bell returns to live performances tonight at the Urban Lounge in Salt Lake City. (just touting Ben Wuamett as usual-check it out, there are some great songs on it) You...

Poems for Peace Sharon Thesen

Poems for Peace Sharon Thesen

Zoomuse Poems for Peace returns Thursday, January 20, 2022 with Sharon Thesen. The Zoom Meeting link on Jan 20 is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81799264950 Meeting ID is 817 9926 4950 The time on Jan 20 is: – 11 a.m. Pacific time – 2 p.m. Eastern time – 7 p.m. UK time – 8...

Top Ten Posts of 2021

Top Ten Posts of 2021

As we struggle through another wave of the Novel Coronavirus, it is clear that SICA-USA’s blog played a small part in helping to keep Subud members (& others interested in art that has a deep spiritual connection) connected. Our statistics reveal a 32%...

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